Marc Maron: The Maronation Tour
Marc Maron: The Maronation Tour
Performing: 04/11/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Marc Maron Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Saturday, April 11th, 2015, Marc Maron is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. A legend in the stand-up community, Maron has appeared on HBO, Letterman, Leno, Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Real Time with Bill Maher, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up, and two Comedy Central Presents specials. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian.
On the small screen, Maron’s critically acclaimed half hour scripted series, Maron has been renewed for a third season by IFC. The show was created, written, and produced by Maron and he also directed episodes in season 2. Maron can currently be found on Netflix.
Maron’s first book based on his solo show, The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah, is available on Amazon.com. Most recently, Maron has penned a collection of essays titled Attempting Normal which was released by Spiegel and Grau in 2013 and made The New York Times’ Best Seller list. His first three CDs, Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available and Final Engagement are comedy cult classics, while his most recent album, This Has To Be Funny (Comedy Central Records), which was recorded live in Brooklyn, was named #1 Comedy Album of 2011 by LaughSpin.com and named in The AV Club’s Best Comedy Albums of 2011. Marc released his newest special, Thinky Pain, on Netflix in 2013 and as an album in 2014.
Maron’s podcast, WTF with Marc Maron premiered in September 2009 and has since featured compelling monologues and interviews with iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Louis CK, Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain, Judd Apatow and Ben Stiller. It has become a worldwide phenomenon averaging 4 million downloads each month. WTF regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts, was named the #1 Comedy Podcast by LA Weekly as well as The AV Club. It has also been called a “must-listen” by Vanity Fair and The New York Times, among many others. Select WTF episodes began airing on public radio stations across the US in June 2010. A limited edition collection of the first 100 episodes of WTF with Marc Maron with video from Live WTF recorded in Brooklyn is available as a two-disc DVD box set on ASpecialThing Records.
In 2012, Marc was included in TIME Magazine’s 100 short list of the Most Influential People and was nominated for two Comedy Central 2012 Comedy Awards: Best Comedy Podcast and Best Comedy App. He also travels the world performing sold out stand up shows as well as Live WTF stage shows, and was given the honor of delivering the Keynote Address at the 2011 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Maron currently resides in Los Angeles.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Saturday, April 11th, 2015 – 7:00 PM & 9:45 PM
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.